Oscar I of Sweden facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsOscar I
|King of Sweden and Norway|
|Reign||8 March 1844 – 8 July 1859|
|Predecessor||Charles XIV & III John|
|Successor||Charles XV & IV|
4 July 1799|
|Died||8 July 1859
|Burial||Riddarholm Church, Sweden|
|Spouse||Josephine of Leuchtenberg|
|Issue||Charles XV of Sweden
Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland
Oscar II of Sweden
Prince August, Duke of Dalarna
|House||House of Bernadotte|
|Father||Charles XIV John of Sweden|
prev Roman Catholicism
Oscar I (born Joseph François Oscar Bernadotte 4 July 1799, dead 8 July 1859, was a Swedish monarch. He was the King of Sweden and Norway from 1844 until his death in 1859.
Images for kids
Daguerreotype of Oscar I in 1844; this is the first known photograph of a Swedish monarch.
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